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First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 2 reports

Police probing attempt to 'derail' train at Vadodara

Railway police today said it was probing the matter of an alleged attempt to derail Saurashtra Mail last night near Vadodara railway station. A Railway police official said it was being probed that was there any attempt to derail the train after the engine ... [Published NetIndia123.com - 5 hours ago]
Entities: Vadodara, Police, Iron
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 1 reports

CP to challenge arbitrator’s order to reinstate cocaine-using locomotive engineer

Canadian Pacific Railway Limited announced it will be asking the Superior Court of Quebec to stay a July 14, 2014 decision by the Canadian Railway Office of Arbitration (CROA), which ruled a locomotive engineer, who consumed cocaine at a time and of a ... [Published Canadian Sailings - 7 hours ago]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

Deal Alert: Fisher-Price Little People Zoo Train Combo Set. 915/5626 - Was £24.99 now £9.99 Less Than Half Price

All aboard for fun with zoo friends with this Fisher Price Little People train combo set, complete with fun and exciting music and animal sounds. Your little one can create all sorts of animal adventures, helping to stimulate imagination and creativity, ... [Published Money - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 1 reports

OAKLEY - Second chances

Canadian Pacific Railway is evoking the possibility of another Lac Megantic-like disaster if it is forced to rehire a dishonest, drug-abusing locomotive engineer the company let go in 2013 after he derailed a train while using cocaine on the job.The engineer, ... [Published 640 Toronto - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 17 2014 - Updated Aug 17 2014 - 1 reports

Why trains collide so often

By Nam Sang-soHuman error has been a primary cause or contributing factor in many disasters and accidents. Reduction of manmade errors is possible by extensive training to some degree, but as long as human beings are involved, it is impossible to completely ... [Published Korea Times - Aug 17 2014]
First reported Aug 16 2014 - Updated Aug 16 2014 - 2 reports

Canadian Pacific Railway: Drug-abusing engineer a disaster waiting to happen

A Canadian Pacific Railway crew arrives at their train at the CP Rail yards in Calgary, Alberta, April 29, 2014.Credits: REUTERS/Todd KorolANDREW MCINTOSH | QMI AGENCYMONTREAL - Canadian Pacific Railway is evoking the possibility of another Lac Megantic-like ... [Published Sun News - Aug 16 2014]
First reported Aug 15 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 1 reports

Pinak-6 lacked safety gears

The Department of Shipping allowed Pinak-6 to carry passengers even though the vessel neither had a pilot nor an engine driver, according to documents.The 65-horsepower Pinak-6 launch had to have a certified third-class pilot and an engine driver, according ... [Published Bangladesh Daily Star - Aug 15 2014]
First reported Aug 15 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 1 reports

M. Dean McCabe

, , 74, departed this world doing what he loved on his property near the Groundhog Reservoir in Colorado; the place he loved best.Dean was born May 13, 1940 in Cortez, Colo. to Frances and Thelma (Gawith) McCabe. He married Roberta (Roark) McCabe, his ... [Published Cortez Journal - Aug 15 2014]
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 1 reports

William A. Krause

of Washington Crossing, died suddenly Monday, Aug. 11, 2014. He was 72.He retired from Conrail, where he was a railroad engineer for 45 years.William is survived by his beloved wife, Georgette, to whom he was married for 49 years; his daughters, Julie ... [Published The Intelligencer - Aug 14 2014]
First reported Aug 12 2014 - Updated Aug 12 2014 - 1 reports

Mobile phone distraction caused train collision in July

It has been turned out that the engine driver who caused the head-on train collision on the Taebaek Line in Taebaek, Gangwon Province, on July 22 had often used mobile phones while driving in violation of his company rules. The direct cause of the accident ... [Published Donga.com - Aug 12 2014]
First reported Aug 08 2014 - Updated Aug 08 2014 - 1 reports

Freight train kills man lying on Union Pacific railroad tracks in Auburn

An Auburn man reported by authorities to have been lying on the Union Pacific railroad tracks late Wednesday was killed when he was struck by a westbound freight train.The victim was identified by the Placer County Sheriff’s Office as 34-year-old Ronald ... [Published Auburn Journal - Aug 08 2014]
First reported Aug 04 2014 - Updated Aug 04 2014 - 1 reports

Mealey's Labor & Employment - 7th Circuit: Railroad Engineer Failed To Show Firing Was Race Based

CHICAGO - A railroad engineer failed to show that his termination - a year after he was hired because of his failure to timely comply with the union-shop agreement, despite his efforts to correct the mistake - was motivated by his race, the Seventh Circuit ... [Published Mealey - Aug 04 2014]

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...the Transportation Safety Board," said David Jeanes, founding president of Transport Action Canada, a non-profit group that monitors rail safety. "It isn't just the rail mode. It's really about the whole process of safety regulation."
"The membership is basically saying, "What in the hell is going on? We never thought our own union would sell us out.’" Wright is co-chair of the cross-union, rank-and-file group Railroad Workers United, which has been campaigning against the looming threat of single-person crews for a decade. With just weeks to go, its members are suddenly busy sending out "vote no" stickers and appealing to local labor councils to pass resolutions backing two-person crews. "We weren’t expecting it this soon," says Robert Hill, a BNSF engineer in Spokane, Washington."

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Police probing attempt to 'derail' train at Vad... [Published NetIndia123.com - 5 hours ago]
CP to challenge arbitrator’s order to reinstate... [Published Canadian Sailings - 7 hours ago]
Attempt to derail Saurashtra Mail [Published DeshGujarat - 9 hours ago]
Orill “Willie” Rempel [Published Liberty Tribune - 23 hours ago]
Transport Canada's lax safety practices go beyo... [Published CBC - Aug 21 2014]
Deaths and funerals (08/21/14) [Published Valencia County News-Bulletin - Aug 21 2014]
Nelsonville’s Hidden Gem: The Hocking Valley Sc... [Published Sidney Daily News - Aug 21 2014]
Rail Workers Revolt against Driving Huge Trains... [Published Boston IMC - Aug 21 2014]
Deal Alert: Fisher-Price Little People Zoo Trai... [Published Money - Aug 21 2014]
Bike race takes the backroads [Published Marysville Advocate - Aug 20 2014]
Sneed: Gov helps Jackie Robinson West team’s co... [Published Chicago Sun-Times - Aug 20 2014]
Taking the inside track [Published Marlborough Express - Aug 20 2014]
Lessons from an oil train disaster [Published seattlepi.com - Aug 20 2014]
Canadian Transportation Safety Board Publishes ... [Published Forbes.com - Aug 19 2014]
A Better Amtrak Comes with a Big Pricetag [Published The Fiscal Times - Aug 19 2014]
Surprise Arrival In Ogdensburg [Published Watertown Daily Times - Aug 19 2014]
Brett Bear aims to hold the line on spending if... [Published St. Thomas Times-Journal - Aug 19 2014]
OAKLEY - Second chances [Published 640 Toronto - Aug 18 2014]
Why trains collide so often [Published Korea Times - Aug 17 2014]
Canadian Pacific Railway: Drug-abusing engineer... [Published Sun News - Aug 16 2014]
CPR warns of another Lac Megantic if forced to ... [Published CNEWS - Aug 16 2014]
Pinak-6 lacked safety gears [Published Bangladesh Daily Star - Aug 15 2014]
All aboard tablet express for $1-million prize [Published Waterloo Region Record - Aug 15 2014]
M. Dean McCabe [Published Cortez Journal - Aug 15 2014]
We can't stop: Engineers join call for rail safety [Published Manawatu Standard - Aug 14 2014]
Train driver's perspective on level crossing ac... [Published Southland Times - Aug 14 2014]
William A. Krause [Published The Intelligencer - Aug 14 2014]
Michael "Mickey" Kamp [Published Mount Pleasant News - Aug 13 2014]
Officials, Residents Meet With CSX Officials [Published Wetzel Chronicle - Aug 13 2014]
Michael Kamp [Published Daily Democrat - Aug 13 2014]
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Haruki Murakami's 'Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki' [Published 3quarksdaily - Aug 09 2014]
David L. Ulin at The LA Times: Haruki Murakami's "Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage" begins with a simple premise: A Tokyo railroad engineer, the Tsukuru Tazaki of the novel's title, unable to get over the summer of his sophomore ...
CP Rail CEO sparks war of words after calling r... [Published Financial Post - Top Stories - Jul 18 2014]
Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd said this week it will challenge an arbitration decision ordering the company to reinstate a locomotive engineer who tested positive for cocaine. “The arbitrator’s decision is an outrage and, as a railroader, I am appalled ...
CP to challenge arbitrator's order to reinstate... [Published PR Newswire: Auto & Transportation - Jul 17 2014]
CALGARY, July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Canadian Pacific Railway Limited(TSX/NYSE: CP) announced today it will be asking the Superior Court ofQuebec to stay a July 14, 2014 decision by the Canadian Railway Officeof Arbitration (CROA), which ruled a locomotive ...
Police: Please Stop Pooping On Roofs Of Passing... [Published The Consumerist - Jul 11 2014]
The police in Uxbridge, Massachusetts have a request. Someone out there is standing on train bridges and defecating on passing locomotives, and the police would like these people to stop. The part where they ask folks to stop crapping on trains is ...
Safety Campaign's Message: Always Expect a Train [Published theCSRfeed - Jul 10 2014]
SOURCE: Union Pacific DESCRIPTION: Union Pacific Railroad is launching a multi-media, bilingual public safety campaign aimed at encouraging pedestrians and drivers to safely use railroad crossings. Part of the Union Pacific Crossing Accident Reduction ...
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